At the Ubuntu login page I have to hit Ctrl+Alt+F1 to be able to login as an user using the command line.
But how do I get to the command line first and then start the Ubuntu desktop from it?
To return to the login screen
Press Ctrl+Alt+F7 to return to the login screen. You can exit your terminal session on tty1 by typing
To skip the login screen completely, boot into the console and then start the GUI, you must modify GRUB:
If you want to load a new desktop from the terminal, type one of this things:
Or just type